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Features

Get Creative with Container Gardening
Container gardening can be a fun, minimal-space approach to growing your favorite plants.

Digging Deep
Supply your property with a consistent off-grid water source, and save a bundle of cash, by drilling your own water well.

Reading the Sky
Learn how to identify and interpret clouds to predict weather in your area.

Simple Methods for Mending Clothes
Whether caught on a spike of barbed wire or just thinning from regular wear, your clothes are likely to show the signs of a hard-working life. Wear your favorite pieces longer with these tips for mending your own clothes.

Keeping an Older Cow
Keep ol’ Bessie around a bit longer with some first-hand advice.

Shock & Awe
The invention of electric fences causes one skeptical youngster to test its limits and become a convert.

Valley of the Whispering Wind
A drifter’s pursuit of a quiet life finds him the perfect piece of land and a few obstacles along the way.

Departments

Our View
Celebrating kinfolk.

Mail Call
Intoxicating Corn Memories; Pallet Projects; Bookworm Recognizes Article; Apple Box Furniture; A Fishing Story; Depression Tales

Friends & Neighbors
Looking for Pen Pals; Thread Cones; Recipes; New and Old Country Friends; Garden Planning Tool and DIY Tip-Proof Wheelbarrow Idea from our friends at Farm Show.

GRIT Gazette: Hometown Buzz
Spring Planting Festival
Gardening with Ducks
Weaving Workshop
Heritage Breeds Week
Tree Identification Course

Gazette: Just Another Way of Doing Things
Two farmers demonstrate how they revamped their farming methods to work with the land rather than against it.

Comfort Foods: Untraditional Pie and Cake Recipes
Break away from the traditional and try these deliciously unique desserts.

Recipe Box: A Delicious Bouquet
Use edible flowers to make beautiful and delicious treats for your family.

Country Tech: Trimming Tools
For those out in the sticks, there are at least five trimming tools that you can’t live without.

In the Shop: Build an A-Frame Tomato Trellis
More dependable than cages and other trellis structures, this simple woodworking project will get your vines up off the ground in no time at all.

Sow Hoe: Fruitful Tree Care
Keep your fruit trees in tip-top condition for years of quality production.


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